Title: The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Calla Editions)
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Calla Editions September 2012
1606600273 / 9781606600276
Seller ID: 100563
In the late 17th century, French author Charles Perrault helped define the fairy tale genre, transforming what had previously been an oral tradition. This magnificent hardcover reproduces his captivating renditions of "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," and ten other childhood favorites. Twenty-four graceful, witty illustrations by Irish artist Harry Clarke include full-color, pen-and-ink, and silhouette images. Introduction by art historian Thomas Bodkin.